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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Wargrave, Wokingham

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Latitude: 51.4998 / 51°29'59"N

Longitude: -0.8737 / 0°52'25"W

OS Eastings: 478276

OS Northings: 178469

OS Grid: SU782784

Mapcode National: GBR C56.V8K

Mapcode Global: VHDWN.SKZN

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 January 1967

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1155023

English Heritage Legacy ID: 41363

Location: Wargrave, Wokingham, RG10

County: Wokingham

Civil Parish: Wargrave

Built-Up Area: Wargrave

Traditional County: Berkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Berkshire

Church of England Parish: Wargrave with Knowl Hill

Church of England Diocese: Oxford

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Listing Text

SU 7877
(north side)
16/5 Church of St. Mary
G.V. II*
Parish Church. Originally C13 but was burnt down in 1914 reputedly by
suffragettes with the exception of the west tower of 1635, the walls and
north doorway. Rebuilt 1916 by W. Fellowes Prynne. Flint walls with
stone dressings part rendered on north, brick tower, gabled tiled roof.
5 bay nave, chancel, north transept and organ chamber, south arcade and
and aisle with chapel. Tower is 3 stages, brick plinth with stone capping,
moulded stone strings, parapet, octagonal corner buttresses of chequer
flint and brick with strings carried round and stone ball finials. A
west doorway in a brick arched opening, at the south east corner a
staircase to the ringing chamber. Windows with intersecting tracery,
altered. The north door in the nave is Norman of 2 orders with chevroned
shafts, caps, large roll inner moulding and scalloped outer moulding. On
the north wall are remains of Norman arcading. The font is C15 made from
chalk and restored early C20. Some floor slabs remain.
V.C.H. Vol. III p.195. B.O.E. (Berkshire) p.257.

Listing NGR: SU7827678469

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